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Record-Breaking Performance for U.S. Beef and Pork Exports in March

U.S. red meat exports ended the first quarter on a very high note, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF), with March beef and pork exports each pos... Read More

ARM Program Publishes 2021 Drug Residue Prevention Manual

The National Dairy Farmers Assuring Responsible Management (FARM) Program published its 2021 Milk & Dairy Beef Drug Residue Prevention Reference Manual and accompanying pocket guide, an on-farm educational tool that promotes best management pract... Read More

U.S. Ethanol Exports Rebound on Near-Record Shipments to China

U.S. DDGS Exports Also Higher Ann Lewis, Senior Analyst, Renewable Fuels Assoc. American exports of ethanol accelerated in March to 133.0 million gallons (mg), the second-largest volume in a year and up 31% from February’s dip. Exports to China... Read More

Milestone Reached as Gevo Breaks Ground on Renewable Natural Gas Project in Northwest Iowa

Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEVO), announced today that it has officially broken ground on the Renewable Natural Gas (“RNG”) Project, located in Northwest Iowa, which will generate RNG captured from dairy cow manure. “Breaking ground on this project... Read More

New Composting Publication Offers Practical Steps for Livestock Producers

Composting has long been an option for livestock mortality disposal. It generally can be done on farm, requires little in the way of equipment and additional supplies, and the end product may be used to enhance soil fertility. Although composting ... Read More

Iowa Farmers, Ethanol Industry, meet with Vilsack & Regan

IRFA to EPA Administrator Regan: Not just a transition, biofuels are the net carbon negative fuel of the future Tuesday as part of his trip to Iowa, U.S. EPA Administrator Michael Regan toured Lincolnway Energy, an ethanol plant near Nevada, and l... Read More

LEAD Fellowship Applications sought for Group 40

The Nebraska Leadership Education Action Development (LEAD) Program seeks applicants from leaders in the state’s agricultural sector. Traditionally held in-person across state, national and international campuses throughout a two year-program, p... Read More

Wortmann retires after decades of work in sub-saharan Africa and Nebraska

Charles Wortmann, University of Nebraska–Lincoln agronomy and horticulture professor and Nebraska Extension soil and nutrient management specialist, will retire May 31 after a 20-year career at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. A virtual retire... Read More

USDA Corn, Soybean, Wheat Crush Data

March Oilseed Crushings, Production, Consumption and Stocks Soybeans crushed for crude oil was 5.65 million tons (188 million bushels) in March 2021, compared with 4.93 million tons (164 million bushels) in February 2021 and 5.76 million tons (192... Read More

Renewable Fuels Month spotlights benefits of homegrown fuel options

As temperatures begin to rise and schools dismiss for the school year, families may soon be hitting the road to enjoy summer vacations. The month of May typically kicks off the summer driving season, and it’s also a time to celebrate Nebraska’s b... Read More

NeFU Foundation “Give to Lincoln” Contributions Benefit Nebraska Rural Response Hotline

Nebraska Farmers Union (NeFU) Foundation announced their “Give to Lincoln” contributions this year will once again be used to directly support the operation of the “Nebraska Rural Response Hotline”. All contributions are tax deductible and... Read More